Man dead in Quezon highway mishap

/ 12:04 PM January 21, 2019

LUCENA CITY—A 67-year-old pedestrian was killed after being hit by a speeding van along the Maharlika Highway in Pagbilao, Quezon Sunday night, police said.

A report from the Quezon police headquarters, said Gaudencio Merle, was bumped by a Toyota Hi-Ace Commuter van being driven by Jeorge Sabangan while crossing the road in Barangay Ibabang Palsabangon around 6:30 p.m.


The victim, a resident of the said place, suffered body and head injuries and died on the spot.

Police said the vehicle was registered to Technology Export Services Corp. in Carmona, Cavite.

Sabangan was arrested and detained at the town police jail. DELFIN T. MALLARI/lzb

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